Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using lisinopril tablets.
Indications and Usage
Lisinopril is indicated in the management of high blood pressure. It is also used for heart failure, and it has been shown to improve the chances of survival after a heart attack. Lisinopril is potent anti-hypertensive medicine.
Do NOT take lisinopril if:
- You have a kidney problem, liver damage, and low blood pressure;
- You have angioedema (swelling);
- You are pregnant;
- You have not told your doctor about your planned forthcoming surgery
Administration and Dosage
Use of lisinopril tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding appears to be harmful. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking lisinopril tablets.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage.
The usual dose for adults is 20 to 40mg taken once per day. The maximum dose is 80mg taken within a day. The usual dose for children is 20mg a day depending on age and body weight. Lisinopril is not for use in children below the age of 6years.
Possible interactions with lisinopril tablets include certain blood pressure drugs, diabetes drugs, diuretics, mood stabilizer drugs, pain drugs, and potassium supplements. Lisinopril tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with lisinopril tablets.
Lisinopril is contraindicated if:
- You are below 6 years of age;
- You have severe kidney impairment;
- You have severe liver damage;
- You are hypersensitive to its active ingredients
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect lisinopril tablets overdose.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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